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Sep 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
love randy as a judge. >> jennifer low pose and stephen -- lopez and steven tyler are rumored to be the next judges. who will be sitting at the judge's table in january? >> jennifer lopez rumor has a lot of basis in reality. she has been on the show before. her manager works very closely with a lot of the artists. the steven tyler rumor is the most interesting one out of this whole thing. sort of came out of nowhere. handle really heard his name being thrown around during any of these preliminary stages. again, it's a great career move for stephen. >> idol producer nigel understands the speculation surrounding the show but wants the spotlight shifted back to where it should be, on the contestants. >> in truth we have got to get the focus back on the real talent which are the kids in that stadium and all around the country. >> idol fans will just have to wait and see. in new york, laura ingle fox news. >> not a whole lot of dancing on "american idol." that's not really what they are being judged on. >> but at thisevent that's what it's all about. we will explain what they doing
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 5:00am EDT
no personnel decisions will be announced until after the election. >>> stephen colbert has a meeting with lawmakers this morning. he is testifying before a house committee on immigration and let's get more now from fox 5's sherry ly. she is live on capitol hill. it will be an interesting one, sherry. >> reporter: it sure will. you know, a lot of people will be watching. stephen colbert may be a comedian but this hearing and his appearance on capitol hill is no joke. while you may not think he is the ideal person as an expert witness on illegal immigration, anyone who has watched his show knows that he recently joined up with the united farm workers to take the job of a migrant work ore a farm. colbert's nightly report featured the ufw's tax our jobs campaign which invites u.s. residents to replace illegal immigrants working on farms. the comedy central host spent a day working in the field being picking beans and sorting corn in a packing house. he will appear with the ufk to testify about his experience before a house judiciary committee. the hearing called protecting america's harv
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 6:00am EDT
makes light of the the bill political headlines of the day but the cause behind stephen cole we are's trip to capitol hill is no laughing matter. we are live with more on the controversy surrounding his visit coming up. fox 5 morning news starts right now. >> good morning. it is friday, september 24, 2010. can you tell it is a foggy washington, d.c. this morning as we continue to heat up today. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir. >> i'm steve chenevey. tony perkins is here as we get ready for a hot one today p. >> our two weather stories, the fog that we have that is dense in places. and then the heat continues today. i think today will be warmer than yesterday. we could set a record for today believe are to not. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region where we are primarily in the 70s. some spots, the upper 60s. but it is 7 # in d.c. 70 in baltimore. 7 # at patuxent naval air station. 67degrees out at dulles airport at this hour. here is a look at the sat-rad. -- 72 in d.c. 7 # at 73 at participatio
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 9:00am EDT
times. foreman is being charged as an adult. >>> all right, stephen colbert will be testifying before congress. half spoken word, half dance number. [ laughter ] >> the big story, you heard right. comedian stephen colbert is in d.c. to testify before congress, particularly about immigration outside a house committee. sherri ly is live with details. >> reporter: stephen colbert may be a comedian but his appearance on capital hill today is no joke. you wouldn't think of him as a person that was an expert on illegal immigration but anyone who watches his show knows he recently joined up with the united farm workers to spend a day on a farm as a migrant worker. the comedy central host will testify about his experience doing that alongside the ufw at a house judiciary subcommittee hearing on illegal immigrants working in agriculture. his stint as a farm worker appeared on his show last night, the could be air report. last month he spent the day on a farm in upstate new york picking beans and sorting corn. it's part of the ufw taking our jobs campaign, inviting americans to replace an undoc
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 10:00pm EDT
by an american. >> stephen colbert in character testifying before congress about immigration, but not all the lawmakers were laughing. >>> and take a l te you how dru tried to sneak 21 pounds of pot past customs at dull hess airport. >>> we begin tonight with -- dulles airport. >>> we begin tonight with that devastating fire in virginia. thanks for joining us. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. three homes in virginia badly damaged. now we're hearing what it was like for the man inside the house where the fire started. fox 5's bob barnard with this one. >> it was a tense two hours or so in that manassas neighborhood as fire quickly spread from one house to another. you're about to hear a voice from inside the home where the fire started, but first some of the others who couldn't believe what they were seeing. >> 911. where is your emergency? >> there's a house burning in sumner lake. >> reporter: it's just after 3:00 thursday afternoon. a house on tillett loop in manassas has caught fire fanned by strong winds. the flames quickly spread. 911 calls begin flooding prince william county f
FOX
Sep 22, 2010 5:00am EDT
are preparing to give glen beck a run for his money. >> jon stewart and stephen colbert are bringing their special brand of humor to the nation appear capital. >> will thomas discovered since last week's announcement thousands of people are answering that call. >> for tonight, i announce the rally to restore sanity. >> i am calling for the nation to join me on the washington mall to the march to keep fear alive. >> reporter: dueling rallies the same day. comedy network stars jon stewart and stephen colbert offer viewers alternatives. >> i asked my students in class today out of 20 students, 20 said they were going to that rally. why? because they feel that the only people on television would call politicians out if their misstatements, him okay risies, mistruths or sort of weak logic are stephen colbert and jon stewart. >> reporter: the rallies are scheduled thrust just three days before the u.s. congressional mid-term elects. seen some democratic strategists question whether the effort will keep those away who might otherwise have volunteered to get the vote out that weekend. >> wha
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 4:25am EDT
times. foreman is being charged as an adult. >>> comedian stephen colbert appears on capitol hill this morning. he is testifying about immigration before a house committee. we are getting more now from sherry ly live on capitol hill with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. i know a lot of people out there are thinking stephen colbert isn't exactly the person you would consider an expert witness on illegal immigration. but he is coming here to testify along with the united farm workers after take the ufw up on its would have to have u.s. citizens or legal residents replace illegal immigrants working on farms. he has fee you ared the take our jobs campaign on the colbert show. last month, he spent a day at an upstate new york farm as a migrant work arer parking boxes of corn and picking beans in the field. today, he will appear alongside the u fw on testify during a house committee hearing on farm workers who are illegal immigrants. he will return to washington next month for a rally on the national mall. it is part of dueling rallies by comedy central hosts. some 60,000 people a
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 11:00pm EDT
for good, that story coming up. >>> plus comedy on capitol hill, stephen colbert faces off with lawmakers. did members of congress appreciate his humor? >> really hot. you know that, though, but a cooldown is coming for the weekend. we'll have your complete forecast, some rain ahead, too. >>> but first a quick check of our rundown, friday night six minutes past the hour. hang tight. we're back. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. ÷1x0x0÷1÷1÷?÷??? >>> the developer of a controversial mosque near ground zero will be in our area next month. sheriff al gamal will speak at a fundraiser for the council on islamic american relations in arlington october 9th. he made headlines after news broke he wanted to turn this building near ground zero into an islamic center. >>> comedian stephen colbert was on capitol hill today. he was invited to testify at a house subcommittee hearing today because he volunteered to work as a migrant worker for one day. the fake newsman testified in character about illegal immigration and migrant farming in a way only he could. >> america's farms are
FOX
Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >>> stephen colbert appears on capitol hill this morning, testifying about immigration before a house committee. we get more from fox 5's sherri ly on capitol hill. he's there for a serious reason today. >> reporter: he is, but when people say stephen colbert is testifying, it's like insert joke here, but this is a serious issue. he is testifying on capitol hill today. it has drawn a lot of fire from critics who say this is just a joke, but a spokesperson for that house subcommittee holding the hearing said this is a serious issue and this is not a tv stunt. according -- anyone who watches colbert's comedy central show, knows he spent time doing the job of a my grant worker, it's part of the united farms worker take our jobs campaign inviting u.s. citizens to replace illegal immigrants working on a farm for a day. colbert picked beans in a field and sorted corn in a packing house in upstate new york. today he'll appear as an expert witness to testify before a house judiciary subcommittee to talk about his experience. the hearing called protecting america's harvest will focus on food
FOX
Sep 27, 2010 7:00am EDT
the prosecutor. he said he would let york handle case but he has not ruled it out. >>> some calling stephen colbert 's presentation last week on capitol hill. we're going to take a closer look at this when we are joined by farm johnson in a few minutes. >>> a manassas fire marshall said a cigarette caused a fire that destroyed three homes and damaged five others. and he said gusty winds and the homes were so close together were other factors. the fire on thursday was one of the biggest residential fires ever in manassas. >>> slot machines are coming to maryland and a few days earlier than expected. the casino is opening in less than one hour. the first slot casino in perryville just got approval from the lottery commission to open early. a dry run on saturday went smoothly so it's opening at 8:00 a.m. this morning. >>> coming up next on fox 5 morning news, before the congregation at his megachurch in georgia, allegations of sexual misconduct surface. >>> and they have been trapped underground for more than 50 days now but the equipment that will rescue 33 miners in chile is now in place. >>
FOX
Sep 27, 2010 6:00am EDT
helping of sarcasm. some lawmakers reactioning to the testimony by stephen colbert last week. steny hoyer of maryland called it inappropriate and an embarrassment and that he thought the visit was more of an embarrassment to colbert than the house. we have all the testimony. if you would like to watch it, it is on myfoxdc.com. >>> possible running back controversy brew with the redskins perhaps. dave ross is here to break it down. >>> and then the new leg of the wilson bridge project is complete this morning. coleing up, we'll talk live with the project manager about what you can expect when you hit the roads. this is ahead of schedule by the way. >>> kennedy this morning all ready for the rain. he is fining it tough to get out of bed. seem like fall came upon us overnight. oh, kennedy. oh, he went away. we'll have an update forecast. just getting the cameras ready for that forecast. >> sorry. >> he is doing what a left us wish we were doing, snoozing. spectator slowdown -- what a lot of us wish we were -- he is doing what a lot of us wish we were doing, snoozing. building wind farms and
FOX
Sep 22, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >>> glenn beck getting a run for his money. jon stewart and stephen colbert bringing their human to the nation's capital, calling america to join them on the national mall. thousands are already on board. will thomas has the details. >> reporter: for tonight i announce the rally to restore sanity. >> i am calling for the nation to join me on the washington mall for the march to keep fear alive. >> reporter: duly rallies the same day. comedy network stars jon stewart and stephen colbert offer viewers alternatives. >> well i asked my students in class today, out of 20 students, 20 said they are going to the rally. why? because they feel the only people on television that call politicians out for their misstatements or mistruths or weak logic are stephen colbert and jon stewart. >> reporter: this is scheduled three days before the mid-term elections. even some democratic strategists question whether the effort will keep those away who might have volunteered to get the vote out that weekend. >> instead of siphoning them off, you might mobilize them and get them interested and get the
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 10:00pm EDT
beck versus reverend al sharpton. now it's jon stewart and stephen colbert and wait until you hear how many people may be coming to their rallies. >>> cutting your power bill might be as easy as making a phone call coming up next. >>> katy perry booted off sesame street, find out why the singer's duet with elmo who by the way is pantsless is getting cut from the show. >>> first some trouble for a diabetes med. neil cavuto has that and more in -- medicine. neil cavuto has that and more in your business report. >> more hits to the labor market, bristol-myers squibb cutting 850 jobs handing out the pink slip over the next six months. weekly jobless claims, 12,000 more americans filing for unemployment checks, around 4 1/2 million people continuing to get jobless benefits. the dow dropping almost 77 points, nasdaq and s&p losing ground. meantime sales of preowned homes are rising 7.6% in august from month the before, but sales compared to last august falling almost 20% when mortgage rates were actually a lot higher and some trouble for diabetes medicine. the food and drug administration re
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 11:00pm EDT
sitting out the cowboys final preseason game. the announcers were yelling. backup stephen mcgee gets to start as qg against miami 2nd quarter play action. mcgee with the long ball and he hooks up with sam huard for the 43-yard touchdown. dallas wins 27-25, but it's preseason. that doesn't mean jack. raiders visiting the rams in the preseason. sam bradford hooking up with tight end billy bajema for the score, bradford 6-6, 58 yards. 2nd quarter ravens down 14-0. there's an interception but allebee a showoff. then he hesitates at the goal line. that's going to get you some issues with john harbaugh who lets him know. son, let me explain a couple things to you. you want to wear the purple? you don't showcase like that. anyway ravens lose 27-21. >>> nyjer morgan on a heck of a run, last week suspended seven days for hitting a fan with a ball in philly. he's appealing that. saturday he was dropped to eighth in the lineup and ran into cardinals catcher brian anderson own though there was not a throw home. he missed home plate, was called out for contact and separated anderson's shoulder. t
FOX
Sep 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
got him killed. >> reporter: police say murder victim stephen carr was shot to death inside his home sunday night by a neighbor, david patton. he lived just around the corner reportedly upset by this speed bump carr lobbied to get in front of his house on field master drive. >> it's really sad. it's really unfortunate to think, you know, people can fly off the handle that much over just a speed bump. >> reporter: police say carr and his girl friend were watching tv around 10:00 sunday night when patton came through the front door with a gun, forced the couple to the floor, bound their hands with zip ties, then shot and killed carr when he tried to get free. police say carr's roommate eventually showed up, was also ordered to the ground and when he ran from the house and the suspect gave chase, the girl friend ran to an upstairs bathroom, locked the door and called 911. >> incredible. incredulous. just don't believe it, you know. >> reporter: next-door neighbor willis palmer said he knew somebody was upset about the speed bump. >> that went over for a period of weeks. they'd go by and
FOX
Sep 30, 2010 4:25am EDT
the large crowds. >>> john stewart and stephen colbert's rallies are getting a boost from a prominent political pundit. arianna huffington is offering free rides to anybody would wants to go. last night, huffington announced she is giving free butts buss seats to anybody who shows up at her web site's office in new york city. rallies are scheduled for october 30th down on the mall. >>> everybody who lives around here knows that we have the second worst traffic in the country and now new worries. the new defense building going up along i-395 in alexandria. john henrehan has the latest for the ropes for concern. >> reporter: if you ask a motorist to describe current rush hour traffic on 359 in virginia, here what you get. >> maybe 15, 20 miles per hour. ted situation if you don't have anything in the car to spend your time. how long you can listen to music or the radio. >> reporter: traffic on 395 is probably going to get appreciably worse onier from now when the defense department opens adjoining office towers along the highway in the west end of alexandria. 6400 dod workers will be sh
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
than a month away from jon stewart and stephen colbert's rallies on the national mall, but this morning we are getting crowd numbers. the estimates and numbers for you when we come back. >>> and we're teaming up with mix 107.3 to raise money for children's national medical center. the radio station are holding a ladyothon all day. and you can donate by calling or go to mix107.3.com. we'll check back in with the folks in a little bit. csttd em >>> welcome back. it looks like two rallies in the district will be bigger than first expected, at least by a little bit. jon stewart plans to hold his rally along with stephen colbert's match to keep fear alive both on october 30th. they amend the the numbers from 25,000 to more like 60,000 people. and we're still a month away so the numbers could still go up. >> sometimes the numbers might be even more than the 60,000. we'll see. >>> in the meantime, say if they were having that today they would have some hot weather. >> would need a lot of bottled water out there on the mall. >> take a look at yesterday's temperatures. 94 degrees. it felt warm.
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
at any moment but also describes her as a nice and down to earth person. >>> in just two days, stephen strasburg will undergo something called tommy john surgery to rebuild his el owe. the recuperation period is expected to be 12 to 18 months. he finished the son with a 5-3 record sowm the scene was peaceful along north carolina's outer banks yet but things could get a bit different tomorrow. hurricane earl still on track to impact the east coast. tourists have been ordered to evacuate okracoke island. >> i know you are watching what is going on, tuck. >> this time of year, the peak of hurricane son here the first couple of weeks of september. it has gotten busy. watching earl and fee own a might have another one down the road. looks like earl will come awfully close to the coastline. maybe 100 or 200 miles offshore. it will bring us some breezy conditions and clouds. the but you can see some brain -- some rain and tropical storm conditions during the day on friday in some spots. we are currently in the 70s. 76degrees at reagan national. 74 in quantico. 70 in leonardtown and 74 in anna
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >>> and now in just two days national pitcher stephen strasburg will undergo tommy john surgery. he tore a ligament while pitching against philadelphia last month. now the recuperation period is expected to be 12-18 months, a year to a year and a half. he finished the season with a 5- 3 record. >> isn't that weird how that works. life is just a rollercoaster. >> you never know from day-to- day. >> hopefully you come back stronger. >>> coming up on fox 5 morning news, frustration for drivers. they continue over computer problems in virginia. we'll get the latest on when it will be fixed from the spokes person from virginia dmv just ahead. >>> and now a new poll showing the d.c. school chancellor is polarizing voters in the district. that's next. >>> coming soon to a theater near you, calorie counts at concession stands. the question is do you really want to know? ksgo t >>> making headlines at 15 minutes after 9:00 this morning, it's a mixed bag of news for d.c. mayor fenty. just 13 days before its election. a washington post poll indicates michelle rhee has polarized voters in the distri
FOX
Sep 5, 2010 8:00am EDT
, and pudge rodriguez drops one in. the nationals win 9-2. >>> and stephen strasburg had successful tommy john surgery. and what about the brawl with the marlins? we go "off the wall." >>> and welcome once again to off the wall. dave ross and wisdom martin with -- what do we have today? >> baseball. the nationals this week. nigel morgan and the pitcher throwing fastballs at his teammates. >> that happens. >> so he responded by going after the pitcher. so i ask you dave ross. >> ask me? >> is this a dirty move? or is this just hard core baseball? >> he's playing hard but it might be slightly dirty. there are unwritten rules in baseball as you know. and one of them is you don't take out the catcher right, and break his shoulder did like nigel did the game before. you have to know you're going to get hit the next day. that's part of the unwritten rules. but let's write them down and then we know what they are. >> how about making a rule saying if you throw a 100 mile- per-hour fastball at somebody, it means i'm coming to get you. i'm bringing the pain. i'm taking them out. we feel sorry for no pi
FOX
Sep 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
a little get of good news. stephen strasburg had successful injury. >> could the injury have been presuperintendented. dave ross and wisdom martin now go off the wall. >> welcome once again to off the wall. dave ross, wisdom martin. what do we have in store? >> we are talking about baseball. let's talk about what happened with the nationals. niger morgan and that whole incident with the pitcher who was flowing fast balls at his teammates. so niger got mad. so he responded by going after the pitcher. i ask you, dave ross, is this a dirty move or is it just hard core baseball play something. >> he is playing hard but it might be slightly dirty, my friend. >> oh, dave. >> there are unwritten rules in baseball as you know. one of them is you don't take out the catcher and break his shoulder like he did the game before. you have to know that you are going to get hit the next day. that is just part of the unwritten rules. the problem i have, let's write them down so they're not unwritten anymore. >> how about making a rule saying if you throw a 100-mile an hour fast ball at somebody, yo
FOX
Sep 30, 2010 6:00am EDT
comedy central host stephen colbert is hearing from a couple of media moguls. rupert murdoch and meir kahane mayor michael bloomberg will testify on the role of immigration in strengthening america's economy. they formed a new coalition to push for immigration reform. news corp. is the parent company of of fox 5. >>> the governor's race in new york is heating up. some sense moments between one candidate and a reporter all caught on camera. >> you send another goon to my daughter's house and i'll take you out, buddy. >> find out what sparked this confrontation. >> we are continuing to follow today's severe weather. tony has the latest. julie will check the roads with we come back. when we -- when we come back. cheerios could be your ticket to do it. big time. you could win a once in a lifetime chance to live your passion by choosing from t never-dreamed-possible prizes. from a customized v.i.p. vacation, to a hollywood red carpet experience, to cooking with a celebrity chef, and more. find details on specially marked boxes of cheerios. why cheerios? because whatever you love doing, you
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 10:00pm EDT
on stephen strasburg's surgery. we'll be right back after this break. no oil has flowed into the gulf for weeks, but it's just the beginning of our work. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that means working with communities. we have 19 centers in 4 states. we've made over 120,000 claims payments, more than $375 million. we've committed $20 billion to an independent claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. we'll keep looking for oil, cleaning it up if we find it and restoring the gulf coast. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. bp is gonna be here until the oil is gone and the people and businesses are back to normal... until we make this right. >>> apparently your hair could give you a heads up about a heart attack. your locks contain a hormone called cortisone. it's a marker for chronic stress. levels of the hormone measured in urine and blood on
FOX
Sep 5, 2010 9:00am EDT
jobs report. it's time for our sunday group. stephen hayes, "the weekly standard." mara liasson of national public radio. fox news digital politics editor, chris stirewalt, a panel first-timer. and juan williams, also from national public radio. so, as we've been saying, the president is going to announce something of a new economic plan this week, apparently focussing on tax cuts for business. steve, is it more about politics, or the economy and how much do you think it will actually help democrats in november? >> it's far more about politics. i think the white house feels like it needs to have something to campaign on, something to give vulnerable congressional democrats to run on. so this is what they settled on. i think it's far too late to have much effect on the economy, so they hope to be making a political argument. but what was most interesting i thought in your interview with tim kaine if i heard him correctly he said there have been eight tax cuts targeted to small businesses and he says we need a ninth. the white house saying we need a ninth, because this one is goin
FOX
Sep 17, 2010 10:00pm EDT
sanity at his comedy -- and his comedy central partner stephen colbert is also holding an opposing march called keep fear alive. the rally will be held on october 30th hot on the heels of the rally held by glenn beck. >>> he's supposed to bring joy to children but police say he's been doing something else, details on a clown in trouble with the law again. >>> plus her story made headlines around the country. tonight this acid attack victim makes a stunning admission. >>> the redskins and texans don't know each other very well on the football field, but off the field it's an entirely different story. i'll explain what that means next when the news at 10:00 returns. ksgo t america needs clean energy, and america needs jobs. wind power can deliver on both - but only if the senate encourages investment by passing a strong renewable electricity standard. with a strong res, we can keep 85,000 wind power workers on the job, and create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, too. jobs that america could really use right now. for american jobs, tell your senators to pass a renewable electricity standa
FOX
Sep 29, 2010 10:00pm EDT
stephen colbert's rallies are getting a big boost from a political pundit. aryan a huffington is offering free rides for anyone who wants to go to their rallies. last night huffington announced she's giving free bus rides to anyone who shows up at their offices. >>> american idol hit the road again this time stopping in new jersey for auditions and some locals snagged an audience with the new judges. we sent fox 5's sherri ly to jersey city to catch up with one of them. >> reporter: rained jackson is sitting in simon -- randy jackson is sitting in simon cowell's old seat, but he said no one will ever say you've become the new cowell, cowell, you're a dog. this season is an american idol remix, but the drill is the same for the contestants. kelly powers came a long way from wood ridge virginia but never thought american idol was for her. >> i never wanted to do the show. >> reporter: her friends and family convinced her to give it a try. now she's in jersey city hoping american idol will help make her singing dreams come true. >> this is it for me. this is really what i'm meant to do. i kn
FOX
Sep 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
for the virginia dmv. >>> and also ahead, we know that's stephen strasburg needs surgery for an arm injury and that that procedure means he's miss the next 12-18 months. and now we know when the ace will go under the knife and get back on the road to recovery. >>> in the meantime, tucker barnes has been watching earl very closely. he joins us with the very latest. i was going to say good morning, earl. >> let's get right to it. let's get to the hurricane watch to extend the virginia coastline. last night it
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